BART Police database hacked

Graham Cluley reports a second breach involving the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART):

A database belonging to the BART Police Officers Association appears to have been hacked, and the names, postal and email addresses of officers posted online.

Just over 100 officers are listed in the document, in what is clearly a serious security breach.

Read more on Naked Security.

Gizmodo provides an update to the incident:

Update: As it turns out, a single French girl is claiming responsibility for today’s hack. And it was easy, this being her first hack ever. Going by the AIM handle “Lamaline_5mg,” she told SFWeekly that BART had zero security in place to stop her. All she had to do was write a script and break through a single gaping hole in their site.

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